Must Reads

Senate approves Instant Racing at Portland Meadows

The Oregon Senate approved a bill that allows the Portland Meadows racetrack to add electronic gambling machines.

Branding becoming crucial for craft brewers

With so many new beers and breweries in Oregon, craft brewers are having to find new ways to stand out from the pack.

Hobby Lobby to open first Oregon store

Arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby plans to open its first Oregon store in Albany in early 2014.

Nike supplies National Women's Soccer League

Nike quietly supplied uniforms for the National Women's Soccer League.

Jordan Cove files Coos Bay LNG export application

Jordan Cove Energy Project filed a formal application to build a liquified natural gas export facility in Coos Bay.

Oregon House approves foreclosure mediation expansion

The Oregon House passed an expansion of the foreclosure mediation program created by the Legislature last year.

Oregon to crack down on charities

Oregon lawmakers want to crack down on charities that use too little of the money they raise to actually help people.